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Year-end round-up

Like most of you, I’m sure, I was extra busy before Christmas last year, and to top it all off, I got sick and had to leave some things unfinished. So I couldn’t bring you this brief round-up of things that happened in the last three months of 2011, much of which has to do with technology and how employers will use it to interact with employees and customers. But it’s a new year and I’ve recovered from my illness and my holidays, so without further ado…


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Anti-spam bill returns to House

Remember the ECPA, the proposed Electronic Commerce and Protection Act? It’s back, but with a gnarly new name: the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act.


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Another perspective on ECPA

In a previous post, I commented that the Industry, Science and Technology Committee made relatively few amendments to Bill C-27, the Electronic Commerce Protection Act (ECPA). Now, McCarthy Tétreault has analyzed the Committee’s changes, and concludes that, from its perspective, some but not all of the most troublesome aspects of the Bill have been amended.


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ECPA moving forward

The Electronic Commerce Protection Act (ECPA) may move out of committee with few amendments. Have critics been deterred by the National Do Not Call List debacle?


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